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More on Robby Burns Day

So, Robby Burns 250th birthday was yesterday, January 25th. We’ve heard a lot about the Scottish poet lately, from Robby Burns Anniversary Stamps to a Global Toast on Robbie Burns Day, to newly discovered letters from Robert Burns which painted the bard in a less than flattering light. And now Prince Charles has confirmed he […]

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Join in a Robert Burns Day Toast

Pour yourself a wee dram and raise your glass in a toast to “The Immortal Memory of Robert Burns“. Scottish Gemini is on a mission to set a record for the “Largest Worldwide Toast” in history and are asking for Rabbie fans around the globe to join in the toast to mark the 250th Anniversary […]

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Robert Burns – 250th Anniversary Stamps

The Telegraph reports that Scottish bard, Robert Burns will become the first non-Royal to be celebrated with three collections of stamps when this week’s new edition is released. Burns will outdo Winston Churchill (honored with 2 special editions of stamps)  and Shakespeare and Charles Dickens who have only had one edition each. The first class […]

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New Robby Burns Writing Discovery

Apparently, famed Scottish poet, ol’ Robbie Burns, may not have been such a tim’rous beastie. According to The Guardian, a Scotland man found a collection of letters and poems written by Burns to Robert Ainslie, an Edinburgh lawyer with whom he was friends, in his mother’s home 10 years ago. He is now putting them […]

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